ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered Facilities

Please Note: Paragraph 55 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County provide signage as necessary to comply with 28 C.F.R. § 35.163(b), after having surveyed all facilities that are the subject of this Agreement for the purpose of identifying those that have multiple entrances not all of which are accessible.

The chart below lists the facilities surveyed by the Department, the access issues identified during the survey, and the actions required to correct the access issues. Required actions are listed using an alphanumeric code. The key to the alphanumeric codes is provided in Attachment M to this Agreement.

In order to ensure that the following spaces and elements in the County´s facilities in which alterations occurred after January 26, 1992, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the County will take the actions referenced by the alphanumeric code and described in detail in Attachment M to this Settlement Agreement within the time period specified below, which time period will begin to run on the effective date of this Agreement.

Item #

Access Issue

Required Action

Completion Date

1.

Pearl River County Administration Building, located at 207 West Pearl Street, Poplarville

   

1.1.

Parking: The parking lot is inaccessible because there are no designated accessible spaces.

P3

24 months

1.2.

Route from Parking to Front Entrance: The route from the rear parking lot to the front entrance is inaccessible because part of the route is not firm, stable, and slip resistant.

AR1

24 months

1.3.

Front Entrance:

   

1.3.a.

The building does not have directional signage posted at inaccessible entrances and does not have the International Symbol of Accessibility posted at accessible entrances.

D16

24 months

1.3.b.

The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

24 months

1.4.

Rear Entrance:

   

1.4.a.

The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

24 months

1.4.b.

The ramp is inaccessible because it has a slope of up to 13%.

R5

24 months

1.5.

Entryway from Lobby into Main Hallway: The route is inaccessible because it is only 30 inches wide at the cased opening.

AR3

24 months

1.6.

The Public Unisex Single User Toilet Room: The toilet room contains a number of inaccessible elements and is not accessible to people with disabilities.

SU13

24 months

1.7.

Conference Room:

   

1.7.a.

The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

24 months

1.7.b.

The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 29 inches.

D25

24 months

1.7.c.

The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has insufficient clear space on the latch side.

D6

24 months

1.8.

Administrator´s Office:

   

1.8.a.

The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used.

D1

24 months

1.8.b.

The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of 29.5 inches.

D25

24 months

2.

E911 Office, located at 402 South Main Street, Poplarville

   

2.1.

Main Entrance: The main entrance is inaccessible because there is a slope of 24.3% within the door´s required maneuvering clearance.

D13

24 months

3.

Motor Vehicle and Tax Collections Office, located at 402 South Main Street, Poplarville

   

3.1.

Main entrance: The main entrance is inaccessible because there is a slope of 6.6% within the door´s required maneuvering clearance.

D13

24 months

3.2.

Tax Collecting Counter: The counter is inaccessible because the lowered portion extends for only 30 inches.

C6

24 months

3.3.

Route from the Main Entrance to the Appraisal Department: The fire extinguisher protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR8

24 months

3.4.

Appraisal Office: The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf is 28 inches wide.

D24

24 months

3.5.

Drinking Fountain next to the Appraisal Office: The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is more than 36 inches high.

DF6

24 months

 

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